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Diocese of

Picos

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 23,121 km²

Population: 348,000 Catholics (87.4% of 398,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Teresina

Neighbouring Dioceses: São Raimundo Nonato (↙), Oeiras (←), Teresina (↖), Crateús (↗), Crato (→), Salgueiro (→), Petrolina (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 15 (1976)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 28 priests (diocesan), 25 lay religious (25 sisters), 13 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (23)

São Raimundo Nonato (↙), Oeiras (←), Teresina (↖), Crateús (↗), Crato (→), Salgueiro (→), Petrolina (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.11.26 – ...):Bishop Plínio José Luz da Silva (63)Bishop Plínio José Luz da Silva (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Picos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Plínio José Luz da Silva (63)Bishop Plínio José Luz da Silva (63)Permalink
(2003.11.26 – ...)

Bishop of Picos (Brazil)

Euntes prædicate Evangelium

Born:1955.10.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2001.08.24

Titular Bishop of Marazanæ (2001.06.13 – 2003.11.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (2001.06.13 – 2003.11.26)

Bishop of Picos (Brazil) (2003.11.26 – ...)

Bishop Augusto Alves da Rocha (85)Bishop Augusto Alves da Rocha (85)Permalink
(1975.05.23 – 2001.10.24)

Bishop emeritus of Floriano (Brazil)

In fide fundati

Born:1933.07.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1960.02.21
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.23

Bishop of Picos (Brazil) (1975.05.23 – 2001.10.24)

Bishop of Oeiras–Floriano (Brazil) (2001.10.24 – 2008.02.27)

Bishop of Floriano (Brazil) (2008.02.27 – 2010.03.17)


as of 2018.11.07

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